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churches/
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Protestant Liechtenstein - 7.00% - - 1998 *LINK* national tourism information web page Religion: 80% Roman Catholic, 7% Protestant, rest others
Protestant Louisiana - 48.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Luxembourg - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Macau - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Macau 5,023 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 45%, Roman Catholic 7%, Protestant 1%, none 45.8%, other 1.2% (1981); Total pop.: 502,325 (1997 est.). (Overseas territory of Portugal)
Protestant Madagascar - 25.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Madagascar 2,685,560 20.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 13,427,758 [total pop.] (1994). Estimated 55 percent hold indigenous beliefs; 40 percent Christian, evenly divided between Roman Catholics and Protestants; 5 percent Muslim.
Protestant Madagascar 2,730,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Protestant Madagascar 3,000,000 25.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 276, 278. "Malagasy: Location: Madagascar; Population: 12 million; Religion: Traditional beliefs; Christianity; Islam; animism "; Pg. 278: "Harold D. Nelson in his Area Handbook for the Malagasy Republic [observes] 'about [half] of the population [of Madagascar] are Christians, divided almost evenly between Roman Catholics and Protestants; [there is a] small Muslim element; [the] rest [of the] population adheres to indigenous belifs and practices... "
Protestant Madagascar - 26.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Madagascar 4,000,000 25.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "More than half of the 16 million Malagasy people consider themselves Christians-evenly divided between Catholics and Protestants. "
Protestant Maine - 52.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]; Evidently some error regarding Maine data: the columns add up to 107%.
Protestant Malawi - 37.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Malawi 4,730,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Protestant is mostly Presbyterian
Protestant Malawi 5,284,994 55.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, traditional indigenous beliefs; Total pop.: 9,609,081.
Protestant Malawi - 34.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 99. [Chapter about Chewa people group] "It is estimated that 34% of Malawis population is Protestant, while 27% are Catholic, 19% hold to traditional beliefs, and 16% are Muslim. "
Protestant Malawi - 35.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Malaysia 242,000 2.10% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Protestants 2.1% (11% in E.M.). Community 242,000 (51,000 in P.M. only). Evangelicals 1.1% (in P.M. only 0.2%, in E.M. 9%).
Protestant Malaysia - Peninsular 51,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) There are 51,000 Protestant adherents (largest of the 12 denominations - Anglican 7,500; Baptists 2,000; Brethren 3,200; Presbyterian 6,000; Lutherans (2) 4,300; Methodists 15,000; Assemblies of God 3,000)
Protestant Malaysia: Sabah - 11.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Protestants 11% (Anglican 20,000; Lutheran 40,000; Baptists, Brethren, etc., 22,000).
Protestant Mali - 0.50% - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: June, 1984, INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORS); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Predominantly a Muslim country, Mali is about 65 percent Muslim; 30 percent animist; 2 percent African traditional religions; 1 percent Roman Catholic; 0.5 percent Protestant, and 0.5 percent Evangelical.
Protestant Malta - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Manitoba 556,890 51.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Orig. source: Canadian Census]; pg. 24. "In 1991, 51% of all Manitobans--556,89 people--were Protestant... "
Protestant Manitoba 550,100 50.96% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Protestant Marshall Islands 54,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; Protestant is mostly Congregational
Protestant Martinique 105,000 3.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 350,000. Roman Catholics 96%. Protestants 3%. Community 105,000. Denominations 4. Evangelicals 0.5%.
Protestant Martinique - 12.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Martinique - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Maryland - 47.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Mauritania 20 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Operation World 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Muslims 99%. Roman Catholics 5,000 (all expatriates - mostly French). Protestants - approx. 20 (all European and African expatriates)
Protestant Mauritius 9,430 1.00% - - 1981 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Report prepared by Barbara Brown, Institute of Tribal Studies, USCWM.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 943,000. Hindus 49%, 462,070; Buddhists 2%, 18,860; Muslims 16%, 150,880; RC-Christians 32%, 301,760; Protestants 1%, 9,430 (Evangelical 0.05% = 471)
Protestant Mauritius - 4.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Mauritius 5,532 0.50% - - 1993 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1,106,516 [total pop.] (1993). Hindu (49 percent), Christian (27 percent Roman Catholic, 0.5 percent Protestant), Muslim (16 percent, of which 95 percent Sunni), and other (7.5 percent).
Protestant Mauritius 26,548 2.30% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%; Total pop.: 1,154,272.
Protestant Mayotte - 2.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition. BACKGROUND); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 355,000. Independent Comoros (pop. 310,000): Muslims 98%; 520 Christians. Mayotte (pop. 45,000): Muslim 80%; Roman Catholic 15%; Protestant 2%. Most of Protestants are Malagasy people, and largely nominal.
Protestant Mayotte - 0.30% - - 1982 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: WORLD CHRISTIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA, David Barrett, editor); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 43,000. Muslims: 98.8%. Roman Catholics: 0.8%. Protestants: 0.3%.
Protestant Mexico - 3.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Mexico 5,853,802 6.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 97,563,374; nominally Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%
Protestant Mexico 4,750,000 5.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 299-300. "Location: Mexico; Population: 95 million "; Pg. 300: "About 5% of the population is Protestant. Evangelical Christian groups, including Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists... have had particular success in southeastern Mexico, especially among Indian communities. "
Protestant Mexico - 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Michigan - 49.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Micronesia, Federated States of 43,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; From this table, I think this is "Federated States of Micronesia ", but location is listed as simply "Micronesia " (which isn't the full name of any country); "Protestant is mostly Congregational "
Protestant Micronesia, Federated States of 59,980 47.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 127,616; Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 47%, other and none 3%
Protestant Minnesota - 45.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Mississippi - 77.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Missouri - 50.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Montana - 42.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Mozambique 418,000 7.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 9,300,000. Protestants 7%. Community 418,000. Denominations 22 - Methodist, Anglican, Presbyterian, Baptist, Nazarene, Pentcostal. Evangelicals 4%.
Protestant Mozambique 700,000 - - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: INTERNATIONAL INTERCESSORS, May, 1984); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "Almost half of the people still adhere to tribal religions, but 40 percent of the remainder are Christian, with 3.2 million Catholic and 700,000 Protestant. "
Protestant Mozambique - 8.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Mozambique 1,340,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Protestant Mozambique - 14.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Mozambique - 14.00% - - 1999 James, R. S. Mozambique ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 65. "...14% of the population consists of Protestants, who are scattered throughout the country. "
Protestant Myanmar - 5.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Namibia - 62.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Namibia - 29.00% - - 1993 Laure, Jason. Botswana (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1993); pg. 116. "Religion:... Traditional African beliefs are very strong; some one-half of the population follows traditional beliefs. Christianity is the second-largest religion, with Protestants 29% and Roman Catholics 10%... "
Protestant Namibia - 68.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant Nauru 6,926 66.66% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,390. Christian (two-thirds Protestant, one-third Roman Catholic)
Protestant Nauru 6,677 65.00% - - 1997 Leibo, Steven A. East, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 187. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Protestant Nebraska - 50.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Protestant: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Protestant Netherlands - 30.00% - - 1971 Hoffmann, Ann. The Dutch: How They Live and Work. New York: Praeger Publishers (1973); pg. 44. "Preliminary figures for 1971 show that 39.5% of the population are Roman Catholic, 30% Protestant (23% Dutch Reformed & 7% belonging to Calvinist or other Protestant Churches). 22.5% profess no religious belief, and 8% belong to other denominations. "
Protestant Netherlands - 27.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Netherlands 3,912,432 25.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 15,649,729 (1997 est.). Roman Catholic 34%, Protestant 25%, Muslim 3%, other 2%, unaffiliated 36% (1991)
Protestant Netherlands 4,500,000 30.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 274. "Location: The Netherlands; Population: 15 million "; "An estimated 37% of the Dutch people are Roman Catholics, while 30% belong to six major Protestant groups, of which the largest is the Dutch Reformed Church... Traditionally, the northern and eastern parts of the country have been Protestant, while the south has been Catholic. "
Protestant Netherlands - 33.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 164-165. "While only about one-third of all Netherlanders are Protestants, Protestantism is the majority religion in Friesland. "


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